Rope Rescue Operations Course
This course provides students with the fundamentals of rope rescue in the steep-angle environment. Students learn and practice pre-planning and size-up of rope rescue operations, knots, anchor systems, belay operations, ascending and descending lines, mechanical advantage systems, patient packaging and litter attending.
Students will also learn how to safely navigate steep-angle or over-the-bank rescue situations and assist rescuers in high-angle environments.
This course meets the requirements for the NFPA 1670 Standard at the Operations Level for technical rope incidents. This three-day course has 1/2 day of classroom instruction and 2 1/2 days of practical field exercise. There is no rope training prerequisite for this course. This course is a prerequisite to the Technician Level course.
Please meet us at 8am at the NWC CO-OP - in the FAB Annex (724 North Beckman St) room#116